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FDA Drug Shortages

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Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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 Sufentanil Citrate (Sufenta) Injection

 Status: Currently in Shortage

 » Date first reported: No date available
 » Therapeutic Categories: Analgesia/Addiction; Pediatric

Akorn Pharmaceuticals (Revised 10/14/2014)

Company Contact Information:
800-932-5676

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
50 mcg/mL, 1 mL ampoule, 10 pack (NDC 17478-0050-01) Readily Available
50 mcg/mL, 2 mL ampoule, 10 pack (NDC 17478-0050-02) Readily Available
50mcg/ml, 5ml ampule, 10 pack (NDC 17478-0050-05) Readily Available Delay in shipping of the drug

Hospira, Inc. (Reverified 10/09/2014)

Company Contact Information:
877-946-7747

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
50 mcg/mL; 1 mL ampule (NDC 0409-3380-31) Next delivery and estimated recovery TBD. Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay. Other
50 mcg/mL; 1 mL vial (NDC 0409-3382-21) Next delivery and estimated recovery TBD. Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay. Other
50 mcg/mL; 2 mL ampule (NDC 0409-3380-32) Next delivery and estimated recovery TBD. Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay. Other
50 mcg/m;L 2 mL vial (NDC 0409-3382-22) Next delivery and estimated recovery TBD. Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay. Other
50 mcg/mL; 5 mL ampule (NDC 0409-3380-35) Next delivery and estimated recovery TBD. Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay. Other
50 mcg/mL; 5 mL vial (NDC 0409-3382-25) Next delivery and estimated recovery TBD. Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay. Other

West-Ward Pharmaceuticals (Revised 08/12/2014)

Company Contact Information:
800-631-2174

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
50 mcg/mL, 1 mL ampul (NDC 0641-6110-10) West-Ward has quantities available in all presentations. West-Ward has accelerated production on this product. West-Ward is anticipating having additional product available for all three presentations in the July to August 2014 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug
50 mcg/mL, 2 mL ampul (NDC 0641-6111-10) West-Ward has quantities available in all presentations. West-Ward has accelerated production on this product. West-Ward is anticipating having additional product available for all three presentations in the July to August 2014 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug
50 mcg/mL, 5 mL ampul (NDC 0641-6112-10) West-Ward has quantities available in all presentations. West-Ward has accelerated production on this product. West-Ward is anticipating having additional product available for all three presentations by the end of August 2014 and additional lots available in the September 2014 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug
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